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Emerson College’s only independent, student-run newspaper since 1947

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College’s only independent, student-run newspaper since 1947

The Berkeley Beacon

Graduate center Jarred Houston drives to the rim against Coast Guard.

Senior spotlights: Men’s basketball seniors and grads built winning culture

March 9, 2023

Following a historic season that saw a program-record 11 NEWMAC victories, the Emerson men’s basketball team fell to Babson in the conference championship...

The Lions pulled ahead of Wheaton and MIT this past week.

Men’s basketball sweeps two-game homestand after thriller v. Wheaton, improves to 10-7

January 25, 2023

The Emerson men’s basketball team looked to build off their strong start in conference play following their loss to reigning NEWMAC champions WPI on...

Briggs Loveland ended the day 3-for-5, with two runs scored, a grand slam, and seven RBIs.

Baseball team gets last laugh against WPI

April 14, 2022

With the score tied in the bottom of the ninth, first-year infielder Briggs Loveland delivered the final blow necessary for the Emerson Lions to complete...

Emerson womens basketball coach Bill Gould during a game in 2016. Photo: Evan Walsh / Beacon Archive

Women’s basketball loses second game at home

November 16, 2019

The women’s basketball team lost 56-45 to Worcester Polytechnic Institute, extending its losing streak to two games.  After their last home loss...

Freshman Jarred Houston (middle, No. 23) totaled 44 blocks against NEWMAC opponents, the most in the conference. Photo by Alexa Schapiro / Beacon Staff

Recap: Men’s basketball caps off season with first NCAA tournament appearance

February 28, 2019

Fans cheered on the men's basketball team on Feb. 27 as the Lions departed for New Jersey en route to their first National Collegiate Athletic Association...

Junior Jack O’Connor (left, No. 4) set a new career high in points scored with 33 in the NEWMAC championship game.

Watch: Men’s basketball beats WPI to secure first NEWMAC title

February 23, 2019

The men’s basketball team defeated Worcester Polytechnic Institute 93-75 to win the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference championship...

Photo by Alexa Schapiro / Beacon Correspondent

Lions triumph in first NEWMAC championship in team history

February 23, 2019

The men’s basketball team defeated Worcester Polytechnic Institute 93-75 to win the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference championship...

Freshman Nate Martin scored the final three-point shot in the Lions victory over WPI on Saturday. Photo by Alexa Schapiro / Beacon Correspondent

Men’s basketball beats WPI to tie for second place in NEWMAC

February 10, 2019

The men’s basketball team beat Worcester Polytechnic Institute, who is ranked No. 2 in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference, on...

Junior (No. 4) Jack OConner added 14 points and 10 rebounds to the Lions victory over Babson. Photo by Daniel Peden / Beacon Staff

Men’s basketball tied for second in NEWMAC

January 25, 2019

The men’s basketball team edged out Babson College for the first time since 2010 with a score of 86-83 in a nail-biting New England Women’s and Men’s...

Freshman guard Zach Waterhouse (No. 10) shoots over an opponent on defense. Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Men’s basketball enters NEWMAC play with three dominating wins

January 16, 2019

The men’s basketball team started the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference regular-season play with wins over the United States Coast...

Veronica Alberts (No. 11) scored his second goal of the season in Emersons 3-1 loss to WPI. Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Women’s soccer loses to WPI after two late goals

October 9, 2018

Worchester Polytechnic Institute scored a pair of late goals to beat the women’s soccer team 3-1 on Saturday. Emerson started well early in the game...

WATCH: Geoff Gray scores 1,000th career point for Lions

February 10, 2018

On Saturday, February 10 Emerson junior guard Geoff Gray scored his 1,000th career point during a game at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. VIDEO: Noah...

Emerson’s men’s basketball team suffered a tough defeat on Wednesday night, falling to WPI 74-73 in the final seconds of the game. Photo: Daniel Peden/Berkeley Beacon.

History repeats as WPI sneaks past Emerson on buzzer-beater

January 18, 2018

Emerson basketball fans have come to know the name Chris Rodgers. The WPI senior cemented that on Wednesday night, draining a buzzer-beating jumper...

Michael Sheng drives against Chris Rodgers, who would later hit a key shot despite Shengs tough defense.
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Last-second shot sinks Lions vs. WPI

February 1, 2017

Lions’ guard Michael Sheng's defense was so suffocating, he was in WPI forward Chris Rodgers’ uniform, as Emerson head coach Bill Curley put it after...